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Guardianship In Oklahoma

An overview of Guardianship in Oklahoma for adults and children.

Guardianship of an Adult

Discusses guardianship of an incapacitated adult in Oklahoma.

Criminal History Records Check

Many employers and housing managers screen applicants by conducting a Criminal History Records Check. Find out how to obtain a criminal history records check. You may be able to correct OSBI records or be eligible for an expungement of the records.

Guardian's Yearly Reports to the Court

If a court made you a guardian, you have to file reports to tell the court and other people involved in your case about: How your ward is doing? Any changes in the ward’s life or financial situation? What you are doing for the ward? Sometimes the judge will Order a Report and Accounting to be filed more often or less often than one year. You can still use this program.

Locate an Elder Law Attorney

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys certifies lawyers who have skills and experience in representing older persons in areas of the law like long term care planning, Medicare/Medicaid, and estates matters.

Questions and Answers on Adult Guardianship Issues

This fact sheet answers common questions about guardianship.

Key Legal Issues for Seniors

Common legal issues facing Oklahoma Seniors

How Social Security Can Make Payments to Someone Who is Managing Your Money For You

Social Security's Representative Payment Program provides fiduciary assistance for our beneficiaries who are incapable of managing or directing someone else to manage their Social Security or SSI payments.

Seniors Citizens Handbook

This Handbook is a project of the Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (OBA/YLD). Its purpose is to be an easy-to-read guide for senior citizens to use in their daily activities. This Handbook is intended to be only an introduction to issues of concern to seniors.

Grandparent's and Other Relative Caregiver's Guide to Raising Children with Disabilities

Federal, state, and local programs are available to help you raise children who have disabilities. This guide describes programs for children with disabilities that can help you in different ways.

Understanding Elder Law Ethics

Understanding the Four C's of Elder law Ethics: client identification, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, compentency.

Guardianship of an Adult

Discusses guardianship of an incapacitated adult in Oklahoma.

Guardian's Yearly Reports to the Court

If a court made you a guardian, you have to file reports to tell the court and other people involved in your case about: How your ward is doing? Any changes in the ward’s life or financial situation? What you are doing for the ward? Sometimes the judge will Order a Report and Accounting to be filed more often or less often than one year. You can still use this program.

Questions and Answers on Adult Guardianship Issues

This fact sheet answers common questions about guardianship.

How Social Security Can Make Payments to Someone Who is Managing Your Money For You

Social Security's Representative Payment Program provides fiduciary assistance for our beneficiaries who are incapable of managing or directing someone else to manage their Social Security or SSI payments.

Seniors Citizens Handbook

This Handbook is a project of the Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (OBA/YLD). Its purpose is to be an easy-to-read guide for senior citizens to use in their daily activities. This Handbook is intended to be only an introduction to issues of concern to seniors.

Understanding Elder Law Ethics

Understanding the Four C's of Elder law Ethics: client identification, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, compentency.

Resources for Guardians of Adults

Information and court forms for Guardians of Adults

Guardianship of a Child (Minor)

Information about guardianship of a child (minor) in Oklahoma.

Guardianship of a Minor - Prepare Court Forms

This page links to the online program to prepare and print instructions and court forms for filing in Oklahoma for guardianship of a child. A list of information a potential guardian must have to fill out the online form is provided.

Checklist and Things to Know -Guardianship of a Minor

Information about you will need to complete court papers to file a petition for Guardianship of a Minor, either by filling out forms by hand or using an online computer program to print completed forms.

Custody of Abandoned Minors to Qualified Relative

A new Oklahoma Statute (2020) allowing a new guardianship process when children have been abandoned.

Guardianship of a Minor Questionnaire

This file is a form you can print to help you gather information you will need to file a petition for the guardianship of a minor child.

Guardian's Yearly Reports to the Court

If a court made you a guardian, you have to file reports to tell the court and other people involved in your case about: How your ward is doing? Any changes in the ward’s life or financial situation? What you are doing for the ward? Sometimes the judge will Order a Report and Accounting to be filed more often or less often than one year. You can still use this program.

Grandparent's and Other Relative Caregiver's Guide to Raising Children with Disabilities

Federal, state, and local programs are available to help you raise children who have disabilities. This guide describes programs for children with disabilities that can help you in different ways.

Child Guardianship Information & Court Forms

Child Guardianship Information & Court Forms developed by the Oklahoma Bar Association

Court Forms (Guardianship of a Minor)

The Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association has assembled how-to guides and resources for those needing to establish legal guardianships over a minor.

Grant of Custody of Abandoned Minors to Qualified Relative

A new Oklahoma statute (2020) allows for a qualified relative to gain custody by abandonment of a minor or minors. Read the statute, which includes court forms from the Oklahoma Bar Association.

Guardianship of a Minor - Prepare Court Forms

This page links to the online program to prepare and print instructions and court forms for filing in Oklahoma for guardianship of a child. A list of information a potential guardian must have to fill out the online form is provided.

Guardian's Yearly Reports to the Court

If a court made you a guardian, you have to file reports to tell the court and other people involved in your case about: How your ward is doing? Any changes in the ward’s life or financial situation? What you are doing for the ward? Sometimes the judge will Order a Report and Accounting to be filed more often or less often than one year. You can still use this program.

Court Forms (Guardianship of a Minor)

The Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association has assembled how-to guides and resources for those needing to establish legal guardianships over a minor.

Locate an Elder Law Attorney

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys certifies lawyers who have skills and experience in representing older persons in areas of the law like long term care planning, Medicare/Medicaid, and estates matters.

Guardianship of an Adult

Discusses guardianship of an incapacitated adult in Oklahoma.

Custody of Abandoned Minors to Qualified Relative

A new Oklahoma Statute (2020) allowing a new guardianship process when children have been abandoned.

Service of Process (Get In the Circle)

A brief video to explain service of process for a court case.

Service of Process (Get In the Circle)

A brief video to explain service of process for a court case.

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